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Iftar – The feast to break the fast

Iftar – The feast to break the fast

If this is your first Ramadan in Dubai, you’re probably not familiar with the concept of Iftar. After fasting through around 14 or more hours of daylight, Muslims throughout the world break their Ramadan fast at sunset, and this is called Iftar. Traditionally, Iftar is a small meal; a couple of […]

June 21, 2016 ×

Culinary Travel

Ramadan and Iftar – what it means for the food traveller.

Ramadan and Iftar – what it means for the food traveller.

The world’s about to be turned upside-down. Breakfast will become dinner, night will become day, and fasting turns to feasting. For non-Muslim tourists, Ramadan seems to be something to avoid like bad weather. In Muslim countries, everyone fasts, at least in public. Malls are wastelands, there’s nothing at all to […]

July 7, 2013 ×